Team set to participate in the T20 Physical Disability Cricket World Series
Navi Mumbai, July 12, 2019: The Indian campaign at the world cup is not yet over as our heroes - ‘Wadekar Warriors’ - is all geared up to represent the country at the first-ever six-nation T20 Physical Disability Cricket World Series in England. In its endeavor to motivate the Indian players before they depart for the tournament, Seawoods Grand Central Mall, organized an event today at the mall and wished the team good luck.
Named after the iconic former captain Ajit Wadekar, members of the ‘Wadekar Warriors’ were greeted with loud cheer and applause by over hundreds of patrons who had gathered at the mall. In a fun-filled event facilitated by SGC Mall, cricketers were seen interacting with the guests, clicking selfies besides earning their best wishes to bring the trophy home. On the occasion, the mall had organized a box cricket match where in teams comprising of patrons played with the Indian cricketers.
Nilesh Singh, Centre Head, Seawoods Grand Central Mall, said, “There can be nothing more honorable than to represent your country at the global arena and these cricketers are going to do just that in spite of facing such tremendous hurdles in life. Their achievement inspires all of us to strive hard towards overcoming all the challenges that come our way. We #BleedBlue at Seawoods Grand Central Mall and would like to wish the team good luck so that they win the championship and make us all proud.”
Vikrant Ravindra Keni, Captain, Wadekar Warriors, said, “We had a great time today at Seawoods Grand Central Mall, interacting and playing with the fans. Their warmth and good wishes would inspire us to outperform ourselves and thereby win the tournament. We would like to extend our gratitude to SGC Mall for giving us this opportunity and thus enhancing our motivation.”
All India Cricket Association for the Physically Challenged (AICAPC) has selected a strong team of 16 players who will represent India at the first ever world cricket series for the physically challenged to be held between 3rd to 14th August 2019 in England.
About Seawoods Grand Central Mall
Seawoods Grand Central (SGC) Mall, located at Navi Mumbai, is a part of Nexus Group of Malls. Nexus Malls is a fully owned subsidiary of the Blackstone Group, world’s leading Private Equity firm.
Owned by Nexus Malls, the asset is destined to be crown Jewel of Navi Mumbai with the retail mix it has to offer, entertainment avenues, multiplex and F&B options Anchor stores like Big Bazaar and Lifestyle greet the commuters at the exit of Seawoods Railway station, thus bringing in a whole new consumer experience of convenience fashioned with grandeur. The 4 storied (Ground + 2 with a Lower Ground floor) mall houses 300 retail stores and a food court to accommodate 1200 people at once. The mall boasts of a three level basement car parking to accommodate 2800 vehicles, largest amongst all malls in Mumbai metropolitan region.
Besides being directly connected to the Seawoods railway station, the mall is 5 minutes from Belapur CBD, easily accessible through the 8 lane Sion Panvel express highway and closer to proposed Navi Mumbai Metro corridor.
SGC Mall aims at transforming Navi Mumbai landscape through fashion, food, entertainment and technology to make it fit for a Smart City. Over the last one year, the mall has entertained its guests with lots of innovative activities such as Augmented reality show, pictionary and Digital Dussehra and soulful musical events with leading musicians and bands such as Papon & Jonita Gandhi and Euphoria. Going forward, the mall will also look at introducing various innovative concepts & engagement ideas to ensure Navi Mumbaikars do not need to travel for miles to meet their needs – Both shopping and entertainment.